Emperor Charles V, impresario of war : campaign strategy, international finance, and domestic politics / James D. Tracy.

Published
  • Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press 2002
Physical description
xvi, 344 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
ISBN
  • 0521814316
  • 9780521814317
  • 9780521147668
  • 0521147662
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-327) and index.
Contents
  • pt. 1. Strategy and Finance. 1. The Grand Strategy of Charles V. 2. The Habsburg-Valois Struggle: Italy, 1515-1528. 3. The Search for Revenue, I: The Hard Roads of Fiscal Reform. 4. The Search for Revenue, II: Parliamentary Subsidies. 5. The Search for Credit: Charles and His Bankers -- pt. 2. Impresario of War: Charles's Campaigns, 1529-1552. 6. Finding Uses for an Army: Charles in Italy, 1529-1530. 7. Crusades in Austria and the Mediterranean, 1532-1535. 8. Failures in Provence and at Prevesa and Algiers, 1536-1541. 9. Charles's Grand Plan, 1543-1544. 10. The First Schmalkaldic War, 1546-1547. 11. The Second Schmalkaldic War and the Assault on Metz, 1552.
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  • http://www.h-net.org/review/hrev-a0d5f7-aa
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Biographies.
  • Biography
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • Index
  • Military history.
  • text
Language
  • English
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  • Finally, a comparison of the realms that provided most of Charles's revenues - Castile, Naples, and three Low Countries provinces - shows how some parliamentary bodies, if not all, successfully pursued long-term local interests by exploiting the dynasty's need for money."--Jacket.

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